Liam Duggan

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Liam Duggan, Eircode managing director; Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten; and Paddy Flynn, director of geo operations at Google

Ireland’s postcode system Eircode is now compatible with Google Maps and can be used to locate addresses throughout the country. Established in 2015(...)

At the time of Eircode’s launch, in April 2014, Liam Duggan (right) said “Ireland is setting a new world standard”. Standard for what, one wonders. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

I don’t mean to alarm anyone, but I was recently asked for my Eircode. There it was on the form in Ikea you fill in to get your flatpack furniture del(...)

The €38 million Eircode system should be given time to bed in and will ultimately prove to be value for the money invested, Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has said. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.

The €38 million Eircode system should be given time to bed in and will ultimately prove to be value for the money invested, Minister for Communication(...)

Eircode and Christmas cards: “We haven’t seen people using it,” says a member of a post office’s counter staff, who estimates that “about 2 per cent” of postage carried the code. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The post office in the middle of Ranelagh village in Dublin is busy with customers dealing with last-minute Christmas cards and parcels. Six people ar(...)

Eircode has two elements: a three-figure ‘route key’ number and a random, four-digit mix of letters and numbers that pinpoints the address.

The man charged with introducing the Republic’s controversial new post code has hit back at the system’s critics ahead of its expected launch next (...)

At some point next year, all 2.2 million individual addresses in the Republic will be assigned their own seven-digit post code – to be known as an Eir(...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte at the announcement of details of Eircode, Ireland’s new postcode system. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Letters will be sent to 2.2 million households across the country next spring with details of their new postcodes, it was anno(...)